Special Report

25 Highest Paying Jobs

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20. Engineers, all other
> Median weekly earnings: $1,561
> Number of workers: 546,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 6.4% (as fast as average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 82.0%

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19. Chemical engineers
> Median weekly earnings: $1,626
> Number of workers: 78,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 7.5% (as fast as average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 90.5%

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18. Computer network architects
> Median weekly earnings: $1,636
> Number of workers: 100,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 6.5% (as fast as average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 58.7%

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17. Environmental scientists and geoscientists
> Median weekly earnings: $1,639
> Number of workers: 80,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 11.8% (faster than average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 100.0%

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16. Information security analysts
> Median weekly earnings: $1,725
> Number of workers: 94,000
> Projected job growth, 2016-2026: 28.5% (much faster than average)
> Workers with at least a bachelor’s degree: 67.6%